Auburn sophomore defensive tackle Jeffrey Whitaker discusses the importance of containing Marcus…
Line of Scrimmage Is Home For Whitaker
Auburn, Ala.--With so many young players making up the heart of Auburn's defense in 2011 it's not a surprise that a sophomore is one of the leaders for the Tigers. That is the position Jeffrey Whitaker finds himself in and he is trying to handle the challenge. Despite entering the season with limited playing time, and no college starts, just one year removed from high school, Whitaker has been thrown into a role he seems well equipped to fill. With an upbeat personality and a strong work ethic on the field, Whitaker is someone who has the respect of his coaches and teammates. On the field he readily admits that while he is considered a leader he's far from a finished product at defensive tackle. Jeffrey Whitaker Just like all of the other players at the position Whitaker points out that right now he is trying to improve every day and do his part to keep a young group working...
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